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Commercial Real Estate & Development

We work side by side with our clients to execute transactions efficiently and effectively—we understand what matters to both our clients and opposing parties and we explain the actual, practical risks to our clients.

A cornerstone of Robinson Franzman’s practice, the commercial real estate group is highly skilled in representing and assisting owners, sellers, purchasers, developers and investors in acquiring, investing in, managing, and disposing of a nearly every type of commercial real estate asset in the market.  With a specific focus on multifamily assets, our lawyers are commercial real estate dealmakers and are often found negotiating GP/LP joint venture partnerships with multifamily sponsors and investors.  Working closely with the securities attorneys at Robinson Franzman, a part of our commercial real estate practice includes providing legal services to owners and developers from “soup to nuts.”  Whether its negotiating a letter of intent, structuring the investment entity to accept private investments, or negotiating loan documents and closing the transactions, lawyers at Robinson Franzman operate at a high level of sophistication and will work tirelessly to get our client’s deals across the finish line.  Our team assists major commercial real estate players across the U.S. and around the world, including owner-operators, investment managers, private funds, investors, lenders and borrowers, in structuring and executing the full spectrum of complex real estate transactions, including:

  • Acquisitions, dispositions, financings
  • Complex joint ventures
  • Real estate funds
  • Real estate development
  • Real estate mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial restructuring
  • Private capitalization strategies including syndications under Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Creditor’s Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Investment Disputes
  • Acquisitions and Dispositions of Commercial Assets
  • Land Development and Construction
  • Leasing and Property Management
  • Office and Industrial
  • Retail Development
  • Multifamily Syndications
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Formation and Consulting
  • Technology Transactions
  • Transactional Due Diligence
  • Private Equity Fund Formation
  • Multifamily Syndication Structuring
  • Residential and Commercial foreclosure services
  • Deed in Lieu and Loan Modifications
  • Creditor's Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Writ of garnishment response and management
  • Commercial loan litigation and collections
  • Deficiency actions against guarantors

  • SBA 7(a) Transactions
  • SBA 504 Transactions
  • USDA
  • SBA Express Lines of Credit
  • SBA Import/Export Loans
  • Acquisition and disposition of hospitality assets
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Licensing and development
  • CMBS Transactions
  • Asset-based lending
  • Real Estate Lending – Borrower and Lender
  • Restructuring and Loan Workouts
  • Commercial Closings
  • Escrow Agent for earnest money and due diligence deposits
  • Lien Searches
  • Closing document preparation
  • Preparation of title and exception abstracts
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